- More highly pipelined than 80286
- Instruction fetching, instruction decoding, instruction execution and memory management are all carried out in parallel.
- 32-bit data bus
- 32-bit non-multiplexed address bus
- 232 = 4 Gigabyte of physical memory
- 246 or 64 Terabyte of virtual memory.
- 32 bit processor
- Pipelined Architecture
- Switching between different OS allowed.
- Can operate in real mode, protected mode and virtual mode.
- Contains Translation Look-aside Buffer(TLB)
- Includes Testability features